John Gabriel Cordova, 58, of Orange, passed away on Dec. 22, in Beaumont.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating was Pastor Jimmy Ponton and Pastor Billy Manning. Burial was to follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

Born in Orange, on May 17, 1957, he was the son of Gilbert James Cordova and Mary Pauline Busher Cordova. John retired from DuPont Sabine River Works as a Valve Mechanic and was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He loved riding motorcycles and was a member of Circuit Riders Motorcycles Ministry and he also enjoyed working with stained glass. He enjoyed his coffee and sharing his faith to introduce many people to the Lord.

He was preceded in death by parents.

He is survived by his loving wife, Josie Brown Cordova; sons, Justin Cordova and wife Rachel, Luke Cordova and wife Danielle; daughters, Reshell Roy and Jessica Lee and husband Michael; brother, Mike Cordova and wife Debby; sisters, Patricia Clark and husband Paul, Paulette Thomas and husband Don and Sandra Courville and husband Wayne and his grandchildren, Jada Lee, Jonah Lee, and Lexi Cordova.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin Cordova-Brookey, Kelly Cordova, Brian Clark, Jeff Clark, Logan Lewis, Nathan Courville and Ben Orta.